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McMenamins UFO Fest 2024

When: May 17 - May 18, 2024

Where: McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128


The McMenamins UFO Festival 2024 is set to be an out-of-this-world experience for enthusiasts of the unknown and the extraterrestrial. With a packed schedule from May 16 through May 18, this festival promises an array of activities for all ages, blending music, education, fun runs, and even costume contests into a single, extraordinary event. Here's what attendees can look forward to:

Kickoff with Kirby Swatosh & The Moon Rock Patrol - May 16

  • Event Highlights:
    • Interstellar Access Pass Pickup Party: A vibrant start to the festival featuring live music by Kirby Swatosh & the Moon Rock Patrol with special guest Revelations. This evening event welcomes all, offering free admission and a unique opportunity to collect your Interstellar Access Pass.
    • Time & Venue: The festivities run from 6 to 11 pm, welcoming attendees of all ages at no cost.

A Day Packed with Activities - May 17

  • Morning to Noon:

    • Jeremy Scott's Live Podcast Recording: Dive into the paranormal with Jeremy Scott from 10 to 11:30 am in the Paragon Room, exploring the mysteries of the universe in a live podcast session.
    • Trent UFO Documentary Screening: Catch the screening in Mattie's Room at Hotel Oregon, with doors opening at 11:30 am for a noon start.
  • Afternoon & Evening Delights:

    • Landing Party & Music: Enjoy continuous live music from 5 pm to 10 pm, with a brief interlude, ensuring an evening filled with melodies.
    • Speaker Presentation by Ryan Graves: Delve into "The Future of UAP Disclosure and Discovery" starting at 7 pm, after 6 pm doors open. This is a ticketed event, inviting all curious minds.
    • Kirby Swatosh & The Moon Rock Patrol Performance: A repeat performance in Mattie's Room from 7 to 10 pm, free for all ages.

Festival Finale - May 18

  • Morning Events:

    • Space Alien Fun Run: Kick off the day with a spirited fun run at 8:30 am, welcoming participants of all ages.
    • Kids Adventure Run: Starting at 10 am, this event is perfect for the young explorers.
  • All-Day Activities:

    • Vendor Booths & More: From 10 am to 8 pm, explore a variety of booths presented by the McMinnville Downtown Association.
    • The Landing Zone: Experience live music, food, beverages, and more from 10 am to 11 pm under the Hotel Oregon Tent.
  • Special Events:

    • UFO Festival Parade: A highlight of the festival, starting at noon, showcases creativity and community spirit.
    • Alien Costume Contest & Pet Costume Contest: Show off your best alien attire or dress up your pet for these fun contests starting at 2 pm.
    • Speaker Panel and Q&A: Engage with experts on UFOs, the paranormal, and alien phenomena starting at 7 pm, after 6 pm doors open. This is a ticketed event.
  • Evening Celebration:

    • Alien Costume Ball: The festival concludes with live music by Jay Si Proof from 8:30 to 11 pm, free for all attendees.

The McMenamins UFO Festival 2024 promises an unforgettable experience for believers, skeptics, and the simply curious. With a mix of free and ticketed events, it offers a unique opportunity to explore the mysteries of the cosmos, celebrate creativity, and engage with a community of like-minded individuals. Don't miss out on this cosmic journey!

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